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Science Snaps: digging for clues on how bowel cancer starts

Category: Science blog November 1, 2018 1 comment

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

We find out how stem cells could provide clues to how bowel cancer develops.

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Science snaps: how nappy technology is helping us see cancer more clearly

Category: Science blog September 27, 2018 0 comments

This entry is part 22 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

Find out how Professor Ed Boyden at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his team have adapted the technology found in babies’ nappies to take sharper images of cancer cells.

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Science Snaps: a fly on the wall of cancer research

Category: Science blog June 2, 2017 1 comment

This entry is part 21 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

We find out about what fruit flies have to teach us about how to fight cancer.

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Science Snaps: mapping cellular ‘stars’, one molecule at a time

Category: Science blog April 6, 2017 Comments are closed

This entry is part 20 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

How do you study cell division, without cells?

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Science Snaps: fixing a cellular ‘antenna’

Category: Science blog March 2, 2017 2 comments

This entry is part 19 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

We find out about how cells can ignore messages that would otherwise control them.

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Science Snaps: understanding where breast cancer stems from

Category: Science blog November 2, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 18 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

Scientists from the UK and Sweden have discovered important cells that breast cancer can stem from in mice.

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Science Snaps: leukaemia cells are born to run

Category: Science blog October 20, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 17 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

For this edition of Science Snaps we peer inside some bones, investigating how leukaemia cells get around and dodge treatment.

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Science Snaps: how knowing the shape of cancer cells could improve treatments

Category: Science blog October 19, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 16 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

We step behind the microscope to look at research into shape-shifting cancer cells that’s funded by Stand Up To Cancer.

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Science Snaps: switching T cells on – size matters

Category: Science blog June 3, 2016 Comments are closed

This entry is part 15 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

After 15 years of painstaking work, a team of scientists have revealed the detailed structure of one of the molecules controlling a T cell’s fate.

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Science Snaps: prioritising the gene faults behind bowel cancer

Category: Science blog September 7, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 14 of 23 in the series Science Snaps

Step behind the microscope and find out how this image is helping our scientists understand more about how bowel cancer develops.

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